The unheralded rookie became part of the Magic's rotation as the season wore on.
In Orlando, the second-year center blossomed into a legitimate starter at the NBA level.
OPP looks back at Magic players' performances in the first year of the team's rebuild.
The 20-year-old had a strong half-season with the Magic.
The 19th overall pick in the 2012 Draft showed promise as an offensive threat, but he may have limited upside.
The veteran power forward embraced, perhaps too much, being a go-to offensive option.
Jones was the longest of NBA longshots: a fringe contributor in college who became a rotational player in the league despite going undrafted.
The St. John's product avoided the Rookie Wall entirely, and appears to have a bright future.
After one season with the Celtics, Moore joined a Magic backcourt in desperate need of young bodies.
The newcomer became the focal point of Orlando's offense as the Magic began their rebuild.
The veteran point guard joined the Magic at the trading deadline.
The veteran point guard took on a greater offensive load in the first year of Orlando's rebuild.